Big Red Removals have over 10 years of experience in house and flat moves within SE1. We also offer a Man and Van service based on an hourly rate. With this service you get the same professional, fully trained crew as with our removals service.
Our experienced and dedicated team of professional removers will ensure that your move, however big or small goes without a hitch. Big Red has got you covered, able to offer the most competitive Man and Van rates in SE1.
Our Man and Van service is designed for smaller SE1 removals, single items, or 1 bedroom and smaller 2 bedroom properties. Whether you are looking for a smaller complete removal or just moving bulky items from A to B, our experienced uniformed crews will work until the job is completed. All our crews are from the permanent staff of Big Red Removals and Storage so you get the benefit of using our flexible hourly rate, only paying for the actual time the removal takes, whilst still getting the benefits of using a professional removals company. We never compromise on quality to ensure that our service is always the best around.
All moves with Big Red can be covered with liability insurance. As Members of the National Guild of Removers we follow their Code of Practice and you can be assured that Big Red will give you the best removals service in SE1. Each vehicle comes equipped with transit blankets, sofa covers, ties, a skate and a full tool kit. All of our vehicles are satellite tracked, so we know where they are at all times.
All our staff can dismantle/assemble normal furniture, disconnect/connect appliances when applicable and remove doors/windows. With the hourly Man and Van rate, crews have the flexibility to do any last minute packing, additional pick ups, trips to recycling, sofas through windows, etc. We are also able to provide a house clearance service, taking items to charity shops or recycling.
Whatever other stresses you have with your move, you can rely on Big Red to ensure that, from start to finish, the removal process is not one of them. Call the SE1 Man and Van specialists now on 0207 228 7651.
Most of the roads around SE1 are controlled parking, and either parking suspensions or dispensations are required. For larger Removals in SE1 a parking suspension is a necessity. The suspension has to be booked up to 14 working days in advance of the required date. These are booked with your local council online. For smaller SE1 removals, using vans, we can load and unload for short periods on single yellow lines. Otherwise a dispensation would need to be booked, if we are packing and SE1 flat moving.
A Little Bit About SE1
The SE postcode district was originally created as part of the London Postal District in 1857. In 1868 some of the areas of the abolished S district were added The postal district of SE1 covers Bankside, South Bank, Southwark, part of Bermondsey and part of Vauxhall. The local authorities covering these areas is Southwark and Lambeth.
Bankside is steeped in history, it would not be possible to do the area justice in just a few lines, but interestingly Charles Dickens took lodgings in Lant Street in 1824 whilst he was a child, to be near his Father who was at the liberty of the Marshalsea debtor’s prison. Another known resident of Lant Street, number 50 is Sir Joseph Lyons (born 1847); of the famed Lyons Corner Tea Houses established 1887. It is said that the Lyons Tea chain was at the cutting edge of computing 60 years ago.
In 1951 the Festival of Britain redefined the South Bank as a place for arts and entertainment. It now forms a significant tourist district in central London, stretching from the Blackfriars Bridge in the east to Westminster Bridge in the west. A series of central London bridges connect the area to the northern bank of the Thames Golden Jubilee and Waterloo Bridge.
Bermondsey believed to be the oldest part of Southwark is rich in history and it is said to takes it name from a Saxon landowner, Beormund’s eg. The word eg meaning an ‘island’ of dry land surrounded by marsh.
It is generally accepted that the etymology of Vauxhall is from the name of Falkes de Breauté, the head of King John’s mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area, which was referred to as Faulke’s Hall, later Foxhall, and eventually Vauxhall. The area only became generally known by this name when the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens opened as a public attraction. Initially most visitors would have approached by river, but crowds of Londoners of all classes came to know the area after the construction of Westminster Bridge in the 1740s.